Bedefest committee plans 007-style fundraiser

Bedefest committee plans 007-style fundraiser
St. Bede School’s Bedefest committee members include, bottom row, from left, Juliet Cullen, Tania Calderon, Carmen Gavina, Pilar Urquiza, Vero Shamo Garcia and Tracy Smith; top row, from left, Cathy Schafer, Marianna Lampasona, Principal Ralph Valente, Georgia Miller, Lauren Bender and Shirley Vistan. (Courtesy of St. Bede School)

A James Bond-inspired fundraiser, "On a Mission" is being planned by the Bedefest committee affiliated with La Cañada's St. Bede the Venerable School.

The event, which will include dinner, dancing and cocktails, as well as live and silent auctions, will take place on Saturday, Feb. 11, at Noor in Pasadena.

The organizers include co-chairs Lauren Bender and Georgia Miller, and their committee: Tania Calderon, Kellyjean Chun, Juliet Cullen, Tamara Dilbeck, Jackie Di Pietre, Carmen Gavina, Dorey Huston, Marianna Lampasona, Alicia Lund, Patricia O'Brien, Erin Owen, Jill Pieterse, Vincent Roco, Catherine Sanders, Cathy Schafer, Tracy Smith, Lauren Tomon, Pilar Urquiza, Shirley Vistan and Jennifer Zinn.

For more information about Bedefest, visit To learn more about the school, visit or visit the St. Bede the Venerable School Facebook page.


Carol Cormaci,

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